Last updated on: 6/30/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Senate Resolution 378 Overview

I. Summary

II. Co-Sponsors

III. Related Links

 

I. Summary

Sen. John Cornyn, Republican from Texas, introduced Senate Resolution 378. This resolution designating June 14, 2004, as `National Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Day’ on June 14, 2004 to the Senate where it was considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Senate Resolution 378 resolved,

“(1) supports and reveres the United States flag and the Pledge of Allegiance;

(2) strongly disapproves of the decision by the 3-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Newdow v. United States Congress; and

(3) hereby designates June 14, 2004, as `National Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag Day.'”

See the full text of Senate Resolution 378 (PDF)

II. Co-Sponsors

Senator’s Name State Party Date of Co-Sponsorship
Saxby Chambliss GA Republican June 14, 2004
Larry Craig ID Republican June 14, 2004
Michael DeWine OH Republican June 14, 2004
Dianne Feinstein CA Democrat June 14, 2004
Lindsey Graham SC Republican June 14, 2004
Charles Grassley IA Republican June 14, 2004

 

III. Related Links

1. Read the full text of Senate Resolution 378 (PDF)

2. Research the Congressional Actions on the Pledge of Allegiance.

3. Pledge of Allegiance History 1887-Today